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Colorful Decorative Dahlia Thomas Edison

Colorful Decorative Dahlia Thomas Edison

Rich, velvety purple.

With their soft, quilled petals and vibrant colors, Dahlias add a burst of color and life to your late-summer gardens. Excellent cut flowers. Top-size no. 1 clumps. Lift in fall in zones 3-7.
  • Hardiness Zones 3-10
  • Mature Height 40 inches
  • Bloom Time July - October
  • Light Requirements Full Sun

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Botanical Name: Dahlia 'Thomas Edison'


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Product Details

  • Restricted States US:

    AE AK GU HI PR
  • Botanical Name :

    Dahlia 'Thomas Edison'
  • Ship As :

    Bare Root
  • Size :

    NO.1
  • Lift In Fall:

    3-8
  • Suggested Uses:

    Borders, Bouquets, Cut Flowers, Showy Flowers
  • Flower Color :

    purple
  • Flower Form :

    7-8" fully double without a central disc
  • Foliage Type :

    Mid green, pinnate leaves with ovate leaflets
  • Mature Spread :

    18 - 24 inches
  • Spacing:

    18 - 24 inches

Growing Tips

  • Planting Instructions :

    2" deep and 18 - 24" apart
  • Soil Moisture :

    Well drained
  • Will Tolerate :

    Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Pruning Instructions :

    Remove spent flower heads to encourage more blooms and maintain a neat appearance.
  • Winter Care :

    Dahlias are not hardy. Dig the tubers in fall and store in dry peatmoss in a cool, dry and frost free location. Dry tubers for a few days (preferably outside) before storing!
  • Planting Depth :

    2" deep
  • Watering Requirements :

    Average water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater
  • Fertilization Requirements :

    Once per year
  • Special Care :

    Not needed

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K. Van Bourgondien & Sons, Inc. times its shipments from Holland so that bulbs arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for each area of North America.

We take advance reservations, and then just as soon as the crops are harvested, our staff of K. Van Bourgondien & Sons, Inc. experts makes an on-the-spot selection of the finest bulbs available to fill those reservations.

We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedules.



Fall Shipping Schedule
Zones Product First Ship Date Last Order Date
All Zones Bulbs, Perennials September 18, 2017 December 11, 2017
All Zones Amaryllis and Paperwhites October 9, 2017 December 26, 2017
3-7A German Iris, Fall Crocus, Colchicum August 14, 2017 October 27, 2017
7B-10B German Iris, Fall Crocus, Colchicum August 21, 2017 October 27, 2017


In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via USPS or FedEx.

Shipping Note:

Orders for gift certificates will be shipped immediately.

Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship any plant items from late June through August. General merchandise will be shipped with your plant order.

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

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Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.


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